|Birth: ||Feb. 11, 1988, Canada|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 2009, Afghanistan|
Private, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (Van Doos) based in Valcartier, Québec.
He was deployed with the Canadian contingent of NATO forces serving in Afghanistan.
Pte Lormand was killed and four soldiers slightly injured when a roadside bomb detonated near their armoured vehicle on a road in Panwjaii District, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City.
Aged 21, he was from Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario. He grew up on a farm that has been in his family for generations and attended school in Hawkesbury. He joined the military in November 2006 and was serving on his first overseas deployment. The infantryman was remembered for his dedication to duty and his ready smile. He had a great sense of humour and loved to play poker. He loved sports, and enjoyed moto-cross, rock climbing, snow boarding and was an avid soccer player.
Pte Lormand is survived by his girlfriend Danika, parents Jacques and Sylvie, brother Andrew, and other family and friends. He was posthumously promoted to Corporal.
Funeral, with full military honours was held on September 25, 2009 at St. Joachim Church, Chute-à-Blondeau.
He was the 130th Canadian soldier to die in Afghanistan since the mission started in 2002. One diplomat and two aid workers have also been killed.
*Sincere thanks to SusanR for her generous sponsorship of this memorial.
Saint Joachim Church Cemetery
Prescott and Russell United Counties
Created by: Milou
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
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